Now showing items 1-10 of 173
The utilisation of the WET-Health and WET-EcoServices tools in the application of Wetland decision making.
Wetlands serve many purposes in the landscape and are under increasing threat as a consequence of urbanisation despite their importance directly and indirectly to humans. Through an evaluation of the suitability of the ...
From the inside out : (re)presenting whiteness : conceptual considerations for South African geographers.
This research aims to map and represent whiteness for the purposes of proposing how whiteness might be included in a critical geographical agenda. An extensive literature review is represented alongside a limited amount ...
Living on Durban's fringe : a study of the leisure styles of shack and peri-urban youth.
The study explored the leisure styles of peri-urban youth living on the fringe of the city of Durban. Little is known about the leisure patterns of this marginalised segment of the urban population and an aim of this ...
Residential desegregation in the Durban region : the case of Westville.
For many years blacks have been restricted from occupying housing in the suburbs and inner parts of Durban. The Group Areas Act accommodated them in the rural and unserviced parts on the periphery of the city. Townships ...
Spatial mobility patterns of the aged in Chatsworth.
The spatial mobility of the aged has, until recently, been a neglected area of study. Studies by gerontologists focused on housing, health and social services that influenced the quality of life of elderly and ignored ...
A socio-spatial study of recreation in Metropolitan Durban.
No abstract available.
Women's access to housing in Clermont township.
Obtaining access to housing is the greatest hurdle for women throughout the developed and the developing world. However, this phenomenon varies from country to country, and it is determined by the level of each ...
Residential satisfaction as an indicator of quality of life : a case study of Briardale-Newlands West.
The issue of residents' satisfaction with their dwelling units and their neighbourhoods is one of the growing interests in many arenas. The aim of this dissertation was to examine the quality of life of residents in ...
A social geography of Merebank, with special reference to access and amenities.
The main aim of this study is to provide a social geography of one of the less privileged communities in South Africa. The township of Merebank, about 15 km west of Durban was chosen as the study area.In order to assess ...
An investigation into residential desegregation : a case study in the Durban Functional region.
A number of mechanisms were used in the past to racially divide South Africa's population, among them, the most notable being the Group Areas Act. Apartheid was more than just the physical separation of race groups. It ...